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Erik Haula | Center | #56

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/23/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 193
College: Minnesota
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 7 (182) / MIN
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Erik Haula had a goal and a helper in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to Vancouver.
His fourth goal of 2016-17 tied the game at 4-4 during a five-goal third period. Prior to that Haula assisted on Jason Pominville's fifth goal of the year. He has collected three goals and one assist in the last five contests to give him seven points this season. Nov 30 - 12:04 PM

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Erik Haula (lower body) has declared himself good to play on Thursday.

Haula has missed the Wild's last seven games. He'll probably end up on a line with Zack Mitchell and Jason Zucker.
Nov 10 - 12:09 PM

Erik Haula (lower body) is projected to be a game-time decision Thursday night.

Haula centered a line flanked by Zack Mitchell and Jason Zucker during Wednesday's practice. It was his first session since Oct. 20, so the Wild will see how he feels after Thursday's skate.
Nov 10 - 9:06 AM

Erik Haula (lower body) is questionable for Thursday's contest.

It sounds like Haula's healthy enough to play now, but he might not be back into game shape quite yet. He hasn't played since Oct. 20.
Nov 9 - 2:46 PM

Erik Haula (lower body) skated on Monday, but a return during Minnesota's road trip this week appears to be "slim," according to coach Bruce Boudreau.

"Erik skated today and said he felt good. I don't know what that means," Boudreau said. "I don't know timetable what that means." Haula has been sidelined since Oct. 20 with a lower-body injury.
Nov 7 - 3:49 PM

Erik Haula (lower body) is expected to be sidelined for another week to 10 days.

He has missed the last five games because of a lower-body ailment.
Oct 31 - 1:24 PM

Erik Haula (lower body) may be back in the fold early next week.

Haula has already missed four games due to a lower-body injury and he isn't expected to be ready to play on Saturday versus Dallas.
Oct 28 - 2:22 PM

Don't expect Erik Haula (lower body) to return on Thursday.

Haula has missed three games so far due to the ailment. He has started to skate though, so there's been progress.
Oct 26 - 5:54 PM

Erik Haula will sit for a third straight game on Tuesday night.

However, he could be a game-time decision for Thursday if he skates Wednesday and feels good after the session.
Oct 25 - 5:38 PM

Erik Haula (lower body) wasn't on the ice Monday and won't skate Tuesday.

In other words, Haula isn't expected to play Tuesday night. That will be his third straight contest on the sidelines.
Oct 24 - 3:28 PM

Erik Haula will not play Sunday evening against the Islanders.

He is still dealing with a lower-body injury that kept him from playing Saturday night against the Devils. Consider Haula day-to-day for now, although we do note that he has been walking around in a walking boot.
Oct 23 - 12:39 PM

Erik Haula won't play against the Devils on Saturday due to a lower body injury.

With two points in four games, the 25-year-old was being given a chance to earn a larger role with the team. Expect him to hit the ice running once he returns.
Oct 22 - 5:22 PM

Erik Haula didn't take part in Friday's practice.

Haula has been playing with a lower-body injury for a week, according to Wild beat reporter Michael Russo. He appeared to aggravate the injury in Thursday's game against the Maple Leafs and it's unclear if he's going to play against the Devils on Saturday night.
Oct 22 - 7:54 AM

Erik Haula picked up a goal and an assist in a 6-3 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

He didn't have a point in the first two games of the year, but clicked with Jason Pominville on two goals for the Wild in the first period versus the Kings. Haula got Minnesota on the board after Tanner Pearson opened the scoring and then he assisted on Pominville's first of the year to give the team a lead that they wouldn't relinquish.
Oct 19 - 1:08 PM

Erik Haula (hip) has received the green light to begin working out this week.

Haula was named to Finland's World Cup of Hockey team this morning, so he will join fellow Minnesota teammates Mikko Koivu and Mikael Granlund on the roster. He played through a hip injury during the playoffs.
May 27 - 1:21 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mikko Koivu
2Eric Staal
3Erik Haula
4Tyler Graovac
LW1Zach Parise
2Mikael Granlund
3Jason Zucker
RW1Charlie Coyle
2Jason Pominville
3Chris Stewart
4Nino Niederreiter
5Zac Dalpe
6Zack Mitchell
7Kurtis Gabriel
D1Ryan Suter
2Jared Spurgeon
3Marco Scandella
4Matt Dumba
5Jonas Brodin
6Christian Folin
7Nate Prosser
8Gustav Olofsson
G1Devan Dubnyk
2Darcy Kuemper